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Call for Nominations: ISA Theory Section Book Award

May 6, 2013

The International Studies Association Theory Section Book Award

The International Studies Association Theory Section Book Award recognizes the best book or edited volume published over the past two years that contributes to the theorization of world politics. The award is open to all forms and styles of theorization. Criteria include such considerations as innovativeness, quality of argumentation, and significance for the broad discipline of international studies.

Nominations should be emailed to the committee chair accompanied by a brief letter explaining why a work deserves consideration for the award. Authors may nominate themselves. A copy of each book must be sent to each member of the committee, with the line “Theory Section Book Award, c/o” at the top of each address.

Nominations  are due by 15 August, 2013 and books must be received by 30 August, 2013. E-book formatted submissions are welcome.

Officers of the Theory section and members of the committee are ineligible for the award.

Award Committee for 2013

Daniel H. Nexon (Chair)
Department of Government
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057

Mark Laffey
3 The Villa
Hannover Quay
Bristol BS1 5JS

Nukhet A. Sandal
Ohio University
Political Science Department
266 Bentley Annex
Athens, Ohio 45701

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.